Christ Church Lisburn hosts Flower Festival and Art Exhibition

Wednesday February 15th 2012

Christ Church, Lisburn, is hosting a Flower Festival and Art Exhibition from May 31 until June 3. The is part of the parish’s celebrations of 100 years of the Mothers’ Union.

The festival opens with a special service at 7.30pm on Thursday May 31 when the guest will be Lady Christine Eames, wife of Lord Eames, former Archbishop of Armagh.

Visitors will be able to view the floral exhibits and artwork from 10am until 9pm on Friday June 1; from 10am until 8pm on Saturday June 2 and from 1pm to 6pm on Sunday June 3.

On the Sunday evening, beginning at 7pm, the Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev Alan Abernethy, will preach at a closing service.

The flower festival will be designed and co–ordinated by the Rev William McMillan MBE, international floral artist, along with members of Ballymacash Flower Club.

For more information visit or contact Marie Anderson 02892 665636 or or Valerie Christy 02892 683590. A poster can be downloaded here.

A number of other Flower Festivals are taking place in the province during May. Click on the links to access details of a festival in St Mark’s, Armagh, from May 4–7 and Groomsport Presbyterian from May 18–20.

And Rossorry Parish Church, Enniskillen, is holding a flower festival on the theme ‘Saints and Scholars’ from May 4–7. For further information, please contact Rossorry Parish Office or Lorraine Simpson 02866329469, 07974929303 or 


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